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Sep 6, 2012 4:00pm EDT
weekend they may fall on, coming up. >>> all right. he was a key figure in the nfl, beloved by baltimore, but cursed by cleveland. art mo del has died. is as he arrived in charm city. the 87-year-old died of natural causes early this morning with his family by his side. he was admitted to john hopkins just yesterday. his son, david, released this statement, saying he was adisorder by the entire baltimore community for his kindness and generosity, and he loved baltimore. ravens owner said, he was my friend, my mentor, we will miss him so much, and roger goodell, any conversation with art included laughing. he always left you with a smile on your face. fans saddened to hear of his pacing, remember when hi introduced the raven toss baltimore. >> obviously a courageous thing he did moving the team from cleveland to baltimore. my most vivid memory is the lombardi when they won. he will be missed and he's done a lot. >> modell purchased the cleveland browns for $4 million in 1961, by the mid '90s he said he was losing millions and decided to make a move. to the ire of browns fans everywhere, h
NBC
Sep 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
? most of the rain up toward baltimore, they have been dealing with flooding and flood warnings in that area. delmarva hit very, very hard. also some rain farther down to the south. as we widen out here hurricane the remnants of isaac making its presence felt all across the mid-atlantic and ohio river valley. look at all of this rain down to the south and west, all of that this going to try to push through our area overnight tonight into date tomorrow and then again into the day on wednesday. we have the potential to see a lot of rain the next couple of days, get out those umbrellas a lot of kids starting school tomorrow, going to need those umbrellas for sure. talk about that how much rain we may see. how much rain you may see and what's next in the forecast coming up. >> all right, doug. tonight, people in the bloomingdale neighborhood of d.c. still cleaning up after torrential rains flooded the area yet again last night. rhode island avenue looked more like a river sunday night. rescuers having to use this inflatable zodiac to get one man out of a stranded car. today, residents
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 5:00am EDT
field for goodness sake. guess what? they start tonight in baltimore. kristin fisher is live at fed ex field with a look at how the skins might look ahead to maybe some better refereeing. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: that's right. good morning, mike. the next time the redskins play here at fed ex field, the real refs should be back officiating the game. this agreement is only temporary, not quite a done deal just yet. it still needs to be ratified by the union but it's enough to get the real refs back on the field officiating tonight's game with the ravens in baltimore. so huge news. and it broke right after midnight. n.f.l. commissioner roger goodell released a statement saying, quote, this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve the consistency and quality in officiating. we look forward to having the finest officials in the sport back on the field. i want to give a special thanks to the n.f.l. fans for their passion. now it's time to put the focus back on the teams and players where it belongs. th
NBC
Sep 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
state's 2012 ploips, a special event began down at the inner harbor in baltimore. keith russell is live with a look at the honors for old and new champions, like michael phelps and katy la decky. >> reporter: the old, the new, the present, past, future, all coming together all at once. martin o'malley, maryland's governor, got the party started this afternoon. he took the podium, and before he got to the podium, there was a special entrance for all the dignitaries. they came in on the pride of baltimore. the pride of baltimore pulling into baltimore, maryland, harbor. as we speak, the governor is still shaking hands. he doesn't want to get out of here. michael phelps, the greatest olympian of all-time, 22 olympic medals, this is where he was born, was it held here for that reason? no, that's not the only reason. >> it coincides with defender's day when the people of baltimore came together to defend the star spangled banner. and our athletes echoed that sentiment when they put their hands over their heart and sang the star spangled banner. it's a beautiful day and these are great athlet
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Sep 23, 2012 11:30pm EDT
is going to join me in stud grow discuss that and more. kristen berset is also in baltimore, so a lot to get to. also, the nats. they got the wood put to them this afternoon by the milwaukee brewers. milwaukee takes two of three from the rockies. >> he's a smart quarterback. >> he better get down if he's so smart. >> i saw him sliding a couple times. maybe he needs to do that more object. all right, something i actually know about, the forecast. we're going see lots of sunshine tomorrow, a high of 70 degrees, but it's going to be chilly. >> we've all got opinions. you can say whatever you want here. game on next. have a great weekend, everybody, bye. >>> we're going to do what we do, make plays. make sure you know you are going to make the play. >> no shortage of highlights from rgiii's home opener. burgundy and gold puts up points while the bengals hold a track meet. into to the house! is. >> he answers with his legs again but is he carrying the rock too much? ravens-patriots. a year removed from an epic championship. who got it done this time? a live report upcoming from the rav
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Sep 16, 2012 5:30am EDT
enthusiastic collector out of baltimore. from there, the trail goes cold. >> the whereabouts have been unknown. >> reporter: it did show up in a flea market in the shenandoah valley. it got the attention of one of the browsers there, though not for the art itself. >> i originally bought it for the frame. >> reporter: she doesn't want her identity revealed but she said she's never gone to an estate sale and she doesn't stalk flea markets. she thought the best she would get out of this is a nice frame. >> i started ripping it apart. and i was like, maybe i should wait. >> reporter: her mother urged her to get it appraised. that picture did have the artist's name on the frame. the folks here have seen that sort of thing before. >> usually when you see that, you think, okay, this is a fake. because they're trying to say it's a renoir. >> reporter: this one had all the features of the real thing. features that a trained eye can easily spot. >> straight away, it just looked right. it's the color, it's the vibrant color, the pinks and purples. and he's known for his rapid brush strokes.
NBC
Sep 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
up in baltimore this afternoon. izod indycar series, the grand prix of baltimore. some action here lap nine. ed carpenter flies off the -- oh! into the wall. carpenter would not finish the race. then the final lap now after carpenter hits his issues straightened out. ryan hunter ray in the lead and he wins the 2012 grand prix of baltimore. and after three rounds, louis oosthuizen leads the deutsche bank championship. a three-shot lead ahead of rory mcilroy. >> should be great. roddick kept going all the way to the finals. >> that's what everybody wants. and to see more cut aways of his wife. >> nightly news is up next. we'll be back at 11:00. until then, good night, everybody. president clinton: this election to me is about which... candidate is more likely to return us to full employment. this is a clear choice. the republican plan is to cut more taxes on upper-income... people and go back to deregulation. that's what got us in trouble in the first place. president obama has a plan to rebuild america from... the ground up, investing in innovation, education... and job training. it
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
first points on the board. second quarter, a touchdown pass. baltimore stayed ahead. close in the the browns a second chance at a hall mary -- hail mary. incomplete. ravens win 23-16. here is kristin fisher with more reaction to the refs coming back. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. leapt me ask you this. when is the last time that you saw referees getting a standing ovation? most times they're booed or heckled but not last night. check out the reception they received in baltimore just before kickoff. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: look at that. a standing ovation for the referees. that may be the first time in the history of football. throughout the game people held up signs. my favorite said "finally we get to yell at the real refs. welcome back." these guys really got the rock star treatment last night. this all happened less than 24 hours after an agreement was reached between the n.f.l. and the referee union. after nearly a year of negotiations, the two sides finally reached a compromise on pensions, salaries. fans were ecstatic. coaches we leaved. no one was happie
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Sep 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
skies, 45 in winchester, 43 cumberland. baltimore 53 and andrews at 51. >>> monika has timesaver traffic. >> reporter: inbound 66, although it is sitting on the shoulder i'm going to step out to see what it looks like on sky 9. the flashing lights causing delays through manassas. they continue to centerville before the pace improves. then it is heavy again as normal route 50 toward 123 and vienna. keep this in mind for your travel plans. back over to our maps, this time on the north side of town, outer loop flowing down now as you can see here a little bit of yellow forming at college park. the pace is good beyond that as you head for 270. we'll go over to our next map, you got it from 85 down toward 121. back to our maps, we want to let you know penn line number 400 is canceled. and i'll in back with more traffic coming up at 6:43. back to you guys. >>> just over six weeks ago until election day and the candidates are refocusing on economy. >> romney fought back against the accusations about his plan to fix the economy not being specific enough. >> i can tell them specifically i
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Sep 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
refs but the refs are gone now. >> baltimore hosted the first game since the regular refs decided to come back. ravens taking on the browns. a 63-year-old interception return by baltimore's carey williams is the play of the night. there he goes through the house. ravens beat the browns 23-16. >> the headline this morning is the return of the refs. kristin fisher is live in our satellite center with more on that. sounds like an action movie. >> reporter: it does. when was the last time that you saw referees tting a standing ovation? most time they're booed or heckled but not last night. check out the reception they received in baltimore just before kickoff. cheers and a standing ovation for the referees. that may be a first in the history of football. and people throughout the game held up signs. look at that one. "finally we get to yell at real refs. welcome back." these guys got the rock star treatment. this all happened less than 24 hours after an agreement was reached between the n.f.l. and the referees union after nearly a year of negotiations. the two sides finally reached a com
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Sep 24, 2012 4:00am EDT
, baltimore ravens torrey smith played with a heavy heart. smith's younger brother was killed in a motorcycle accident. both teams observing a moment of silence before the game. smith makes a leaping catch in the end zone for a touchdown. new england leading by nine. smith scored again this time from five yards out. smith has one more big play. as time expired baltimore wins it 31-30, smith said he wasn't sure he was ready to play. >> everybody was back at the house, you know, watching and they didn't even know i was going to play until the last minute. i got to the stadium and at that time i said i would play. >> smith finished the game with six catches. >>> in arizona the eagles trying to get some points. michael vick sacked near the goal line. 93 yards for the touchdown. cardinals improved 3-0 with 26-6 win over philly. wild finish between the titans and lions. lions trying dome back. but vernon slips the ball away. he goes 22 yards for a score, giving tennessee a two touchdown lead. detroit would score with 18 seconds left and final play of regulation, detroit back up quarterback plus up
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Sep 3, 2012 11:00am EDT
covering the area. we have more rain and moderate rains, too, making their way through baltimore, maryland from quantico to fredericksburg showers moving to the east. heavier in fact with an area of moderate and heavy rain pulling toward areas of 83, i-83 there. then you have more showers around the shore in annapolis. all this the ghost of isaac, but still producing again some scary rains and flooding, too, in spots after coming inland days ago in indiana. there's your spin, the area of low pressure. it's not just isaac's remnant tropical rains that get to us today. it's also a weather front around the area. here we go with your future weather at lunchtime today. some scattered showers more. we see heavier stuff to the north and east already up around baltimore. more scattered showers and heavier embedded thunderstorms coming our way for the earlier part of the night. early tomorrow morning when you start your day tuesday, back to work and back to school, there will be rains around our area and probably fog, too. all this as we deal with the front that will make its way more up
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Sep 27, 2012 4:00am EDT
. when the baltimore ravens and cleveland browns take the field tonight the nfl's regular officiating crews will be calling the game. at the stroke of midnight the league and referees ended a three month lockout of the officials. the deal was struck after two days of marathon negotiations and controversial call to the end of monday night's game. after a series of miscalls, run ins with coaches and players, and on field confusion, the nfl referees are heading to the sideline. the league and officials union agreed on a tentative eight year contract that will put the normal officiating crews back on field. goodell said we look forward to having the finest officials in sports back on field. now it's time to put the focus back on the teams and players where it belongs. >> green bay will have a hard time. >> the two sides got serious about the negotiations after monday night's game between the packers and seahawks, a blown call on the last play of the game cost green bay the victory. under the new deal the average pay for the league's refs will rise from $149,000 a year in 2011
NBC
Sep 5, 2012 4:00am EDT
college oops, a top round dog and a showdown gets washed out. plus the baltimore orioles slug their way into first place. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> in the eastern half of the u.s. is just so humid you know there's going to be thunderstorm this afternoon. i'll tell you who coming up in your forecast. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." and in sports, the yankees lost again last night, removing new york's long exclusive grip on first place. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >>> good morning. in mid-july the yanks had a ten-game lead in the a.l. east and today that lead is gone. the yanks have been reeling since the all-star break and the rays handed them their seventh loss. the pinstripes are falling apart at the seams. tampa won it 5-2. orioles made a statement in toronto. mark reynolds made a three-run shot, his fifth in five games. baltimore grab add share in the east with a commanding 12-0 win. then you have nationals. they're more concerned about
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Sep 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
thursday in baltimore. a deal appears to be completed. they could be on the field. that would be a quick turn around, but referee terry stopped by wusa tomorrow. he says the real refs have been preparing all season for this moment. >> we've been studying. we're aware of all the new results. we've been work on tests and keeping ourselves in shape. and we're ready to go at a moment's notice. we could, from our perspective, do it. it would be up to the league. >> let's head to baseball. nationals took a big step forward in philadelphia tonight. second bater of the night, brace harper, gets things going with a two-run shot. top nine, jayson werth sends a ball up the middle. bryce harper would add another. nationals beat the phillies 8-4 lowering their magic number to four. >>> talk about some hot bats, it was a slugfest at camden yards. more one-sided slugfest. the orioles hosting the blue jays. seven home runs tonight. ties a franchise record. chris davis and manny machado hit two apiece. >>> believe it or not, the nba is set to open training camp soon. the washington wizards feel they're i
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Sep 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
open fire in the cafeteria at perry hall high school in baltimore county last month. >>> d.c. water will hold a public meeting tomorrow about flooding concerns in the bloomingdale neighborhood. they urge residents there in that flood prone neighborhood to install a backflow preventer to keep water from the main sewer line from gushing into homes. they say it will rebate most of the installation costs, up to $3,000. sewage backed up through toilets and drains into homes as well. again, the agency will have a public meeting tomorrow night at 7:00 at its bryant street pumping station. >>> chevy chase is turning into an urban town center. the major redevelopment proposal along connecticut avenue between jones ridge road and east west highway is getting mixed reviews. >> we're really providing new community gathering spaces, a new park, new amenities, better dining and shopping options for them. >> any redevelopment here that's happening is going to make things that much worse, that much more congested and make people more irritated. >> the redevelopment is part of a master plan that inc
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Sep 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
is in baltimore with the latest on the investigation. >> the university center is the hub here at morgan state. tonight, a shooting inside here has a lot of students concerned. >> i don't feel safe. >> khron is a freshman in baltimore after a gunman shot a man on cam pugs. >> reporter: it was anxious moments inside the university student center. khyron was eating when a man walked in the building, shot the man in the stomach and walked away. >> i seen a guy come out of the bathroom bleeding and he just fell on the ground. >> reporter: police put the campus on laockdown. >> i was scared for a second and then i was like, well, you know, at least they're safe now. >> reporter: tonight, students question security risks of an open campus. i talked to the university spokesperson about their concerns. >> we invite and encourage the community to come and partake in what the university has to offer. >> reporter: you see that camera right there? it might have captured the shooter coming out of the building right here. this is the doorway. police will review that camera up there and all thro
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Sep 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
lighten up a little bit. bowie to columbia, mt.ary, pushing toward baltimore. another area of showers in manassas and wood bridge and right around the southern end of the beltway. humidity will be high today. your temperature, 83 degrees at noontime. 85 by 3:00. i think it's late in the day today where we could see some drenching thunderstorms. let's get a look at traffic now with danella sealock. >> thanks. >>> right now we're watching the roads. traveling along beach drive in northeast, we have a downed tree slowing you down. beach drive is closed right now. that is between joyce road and blackton drive. other parts in our area look really good right now. not seeing any volume or road work to warn you about. traveling along i 270, past clarksburg road. really in both directions, nice and clear. a look at the beltway right now, inner loop and outer loop, no issues to report. travel sbeeds from i. 270 on the inner loop, 61 miles per hour. that drive just taking ten minutes. give yourself extra time this morning and pack your patience. eun, over to you. >>> 4:33. the democratic
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Sep 7, 2012 4:00am EDT
eighth inning homer last night by the baltimore orioles shot them back into a first place tie with the new york yankees. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >>> good morning. with less than a month to go in the season there's no race closer than the a.l. east, orioles and yafrpgs in a dead heat after mark reynolds unloaded in baltimore. he had an absolute terror. eight homers in seven games. the orioles won it, 7-6. the coaches went after each other in the fifth. that was quickly broken up. then in the sixth, castillo almost hit bryce harper and here we go. the bench cleared. after a few tense moments things escalated at first base. no real punches thrown. just a lot of jawing. we'll call it a draw. >>> it's one of the eastiest things to do in baseball but the colorado rockies made it look oh so difficult. the pitch, no problem there. rosario tossed it back. problem. chacin took his eye off the ball. didn't make the catch and in came the run. all right. it's only the second inning. we'll get it back. oh, no, you won't. it was the only run of th
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Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
flea market for $7 was actually stolen from a baltimore museum decades ago. baltimore police found the theft report written up in 1951 when a painting was snatched from the baltimore museum of art and a brief description seems to the match the painting a virginia woman bought two years ago at a west virginia flee market. she recently had it examined at an auction house in alexandria. >> she paid $7 for it and the painting we have estimated to sell at auction at 75,000 to 100,000. >> the fbi is investigating and the painting could be heading back to that museum. if so, that virginia woman is out of seven bucks. maybe that 100 grand or so. >> got to be disappointing. >>> coming up at 7:00 we'll tell you why a few grown men wore high heels across a college campus and it was not a fashion statement. >> and a hong kong tycoon offers tens of millions of dollars to find a husband for his daughter, but there is 1 very big catch. you might want to hear about this. >> i'm meteorogist topper shutt, clouds now, showers on the way. another day in the 80s, our third day, 81 and 67 going in the b
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Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm EDT
sold it to an american businessman whose wife loaned it to the baltimore museum of art in 1931. >> we're all quite excited. it's not every day a renoir walks in the door. >> reporter: excitement turned to disappointment when just this week it was learned that renoir was stolen property, lifted from the walls of the baltimore museum in 1951. maryland resident steven virges thought he knew excitement as an actor in italy, but the frenzy over the renoir has made him take a second look at a painting he picked up in south america. >> i think it's probably edward munch and i picked it up in lima in the antique section of old town lie match. >> reporter: as for that renoir -- lima. >> reporter: as for that renoir, it's not clear who stole it and where it surfaced this summer. tonight the fbi is investigating the the -- investigating. the baltimore museum of art wants the renoir back and no word yet if the woman will get anything out of this deal. on another topic, it's raining here in alexandria. tell topper. >> thank you, andrea. >>> fairfax county police on the hunt now for a crook
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Sep 19, 2012 5:00am EDT
wrap up till just over an hour ago. baltimore scored two runs in the top of the 18th inning. and went on to beat seattle 4- 2. >> that victory puts the or equals back into a first place -- orioles back into a first place tie with the yankees. >>> good morning, everybody. the nationals got an unexpected day off yesterday. their series opener against the dodgers was postponed because of rain. the two sides will play a doubleheader today starting at 4:05. the nats can clinch a playoff spot by sweeping today's game as the mlb season heads into the final two weeks. now time to start looking at the post-season honors. davey johnson has proven he deserves to be manager of the year since taking over june of last year, he's turned this ball club into one of the league's best. >> i think he does a great job at trusting us and, you know, puts us out there and doesn't second-guess us. he's going to be our biggest -- he'll back us up and trust us to do what we do. i think that's one of the reasons why we've been so successful. >> the word cy young award has been thrown around with gio gonzalez. 19
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Sep 11, 2012 11:00am EDT
. >>> a 17-year-old boy shot in the cafeteria on the first day of school in baltimore is finally home. daniel was shot last month at the high school. he left the hospital yesterday after spending two weeks in the hospital. he has down syndrome and suffered a bruised lung, a wound in his torso. the gunman is being charged as an adult with attempted murder and assault. >>> today, players fans, family and friends will say final good-byes to art modell. last night, they played tribute with helmet decals. a video before the game. he's best known for bringing football back to baltimore and helping to establish monday night football. he died on thursday at the age of 87. >>> government task force says women with an average risk of ovarian cancer don't need annual screenings for the disease. the u.s. preventive services says the screenings don't reduce the numbers of deaths ovarian cancer causes. the panel says the test could do more harm than good. results are false positive and can lead women who don't have cancer to have major surgery. >>> the next time your kid has a sore throat, don't gi
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Sep 10, 2012 4:00pm EDT
today for a baltimore raven to be forced to stop publicly supporting gai marriage. >> the player is brendan, part of an ad campaign calling for voters to approve same-sex unions. >> i support marriage, for gay and lesbian couples, who want to make a lifetime commitment to each other. people from all walks of life, including gay and lesbian couples, want their children to be in stable homes. >> maryland delegate emmett byrnes contacted the ravens saying the player should be ordered to stop his words of support. now byrnes has told the baltimore sun that he has first amendment rights and should be allowed to speak his mind. >>> a man with scissors sparked a scare for miley cyrus. the man showed up at the door of cyrus' home around 4:00 a.m. saturday. he claimed to be a friend of hers and began throwing himself against an outside wall and was trying to break into the house. he was arrested when officers saw him jump behind some bushes. cyrus wasn't home at the time. >>> actress kristen stewart said she will be totally fine in her movie with robert pattenson. they both starred in the tw
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Sep 5, 2012 11:30pm EDT
yeah, obviously. we've got the baltimore ravens. but again, pittsburgh figures to be a team that figures to be very much there at the end. >> well, no question. and ben roethlisberger is going to match him throw for throw on the outside. and of course the pittsburgh steelers, they remember full well what happened to them in denver last night when they got knocked out of the playoffs by tim tebow and company. they'll be loaded up and ready for this one too. >> it will be a wild night. it's "football night in america." it's "sunday night football." it's pittsburgh at denver. and it comes your way in four nights. late local news except on the west coast coming up next. and "the tonight show with jay leno." for our producer fred gradelli, director, this is al michaels, cris collinsworth, and michele tafoya saying good night from the meadowlands, where the cowboys beat the giants. >>> the president was detailed and thorough and the crowd loved. sandra few was a highlight at the convention tonight. she was denounced by conservatives this year because she saw contraceptives at the schoo
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Sep 28, 2012 4:00am EDT
regular officials were back on the field last night. they got a standing "o" from the fans in baltimore and were welcomed back by the players. the lovefest only lasted a half. third quarter, bernard pollack gets flag for the helmet-to-helmet hit. >> referee: unnecessary roughness. contact with the receiver, number 31, first down. >> boo! the browns trailing by a touchdown with seconds to play. tell me if this looks familiar. hail mary pass to the end zone. the rave ens break it up. no traverse there. the cleveland has one more shot and the desperation pass. incomplete. ravens win this one, 23-16. >>> top ten team in college football goes down last night. number eight stanford visiting the university of washington. stanford leading 13-10 in the fourth. caisson williams takes the screen pass, that will go to the end zone. desmo desmond trufont seals it. >>> in baseball after leading the american league central for two months, the chicago white sox trying to climb back into a first place tie with detroit. sox tied with the rays in the ninth. tampa bay's evan longoria, the rays win it 3-2 a
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Sep 13, 2012 4:00am EDT
, 2012. police in baltimore are still on the hunt for a man who shot a person at morgan state university. investigators say a man walked into the campus student center yesterday, shot a man in the stomach and then ran off. university officials put the campus on lockdown. neither the suspect or the victim were students, they say. students received a text alert telling them about the shooting, but some say they still don't feel safe on campus. they say the school allows anyone on campus, which could be dangerous. >> do you feel safe? >> no, not at all. >> why? >> because if that can happen to people that don't go here, what about the students that do go here? >> a school spokesperson says the university encourages nonstudents to enjoy the campus. investigators say there could be possible security video of the shooter leaving the student center. >>> today the first man to set foot on the moon will be remembered at a public memorial service here in d.c. politicians, space explorers and the public will gather to honor neil armstrong's life at 10:00 this morning at the national cathedral. that
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Sep 28, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the first. and the other story was chris tillman. baffled. threw a one hitter. baltimore their magic number now three after they win tonight 9-1. some bad news today for the wizards. john wall will miss the start of the season. stress injury to the patella. wall had been experiencing discomfort in the left knee. and mri in new york yesterday revealed the injury. the good news is surgery not necessary. he's expected to miss about 8 weeks. all right. coming up high school football game of the week. it was the top vote getter in our poll and it didn't disappoint. stonewall jackson and battlefield. all of that coming up next. >>> it's time for usa today high school sports presented by toyota. >> god, i love that music. what's up, everybody. stonewall jackson, confederate general known for his ground attacks. stonewall jackson high school known for their ground attacks. four games in and they've been at or near 200 yards rushing every time out. but in combat will field tonight. they know -- in come battlefield tonight. they know how to play. here comes battlefield. stonewall's desmo
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Sep 14, 2012 4:00am EDT
of ending the innings the orioles end the game. baltimore can do no wrong. they sweep the rays with a 3-2 win in 14. >>> orioles were in first place for five hours. then the yankees beat the red sox. derek jeter ended another milestone. he is tied with willie mays. they're tied for first. >>> no lead was safe in texas. the indians answered in the ninth. jason kitness, two run shot. >>> finally, high drama in minnesota. twins down one in the ninth. travis ploof changed that with a big swing. tied it with a home run. span wins it with an rbi single. twins score in the eighth, ninth, tenth and beat the royals, 4-3. that's your early look at sports on "early today." i'm fred roggin. >>> a big return to the silver screen in a controversial film. your early morning entertainment headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, one of the greatest boxers of all time, mohammed ally, was honored yesterday, for his accomplishments outside the ring. you're watching "early today." today." a beautiful morning across much of the country. i do see some cool temperatures up along the canadian border. 40s show
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Sep 15, 2012 6:00pm EDT
dew points that low, right inside the cities. baltimore, washingt, along the chesapeake bay, upper 50s to around 60. you won't have to go far into the west to drop into the low 50s. manassas, culpepper, martinsburg, upper 40s. a very nice chill first thing tomorrow morning. make your plans for your saturday evening. temperatures, low to mid-70s now. back down into the mid-60s by 10:00, 11:00 trial frame. cooling down quickly once the sun has set. storm 4 radar. not much out there just yet and no rain too terribly close to us. the closest rain drops inching their way into western parts of kentucky, all part of the next weather system, which will follow this big area of high pressure on into the eastern seaboard as the high moves out, clouds move in. mid to late day tomorrow. start with a good looking day. the sunshine fading further and further behind cloud cover by tomorrow afternoon andevening, and by monday morning first thing, the rain drops will be very, very close. may even have had a renegade sprinkle or two. that's just about. it the real steady, heavier rains arrive here mo
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Aug 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. not only was she angry -- >> more violated. >> reporter: daniel miller from baltimore stole her car. marie worried because she left a pair of house keys in her car for emergencies along with bills with her home address. >> i had a set of keys in the car. she called on star. >> i was trying to, you know, tell the on star person that -- can you send a police to my house? >> reporter: police drove to the house and found miller walking out of the door with a plastic bag. her laptop was inside. officers say he tried to run away. they caught him, he struggled and they tasered him. >> i'm glad. at least he is not on the street. >> reporter: police found her keys and her jewelry in the suspect's pants. tonight he is in jail facing charges of burglary and resisting arrest. i'm shomari stone, news4. >>> tonight we're hearing the 911 calls from the deadly train derailment. two 19-year-old college students were killed when the train fell off the tracks. they were sitting on a bridge near the tracks. several people called police about the crash. >> it's coal. it came completely out. >> all right
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Sep 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
discussion. the baltimore sun had a story about how he is running all over this convention working as hard as he can and saying he is not running. i think he is looking at it for 2016. he says when you ask him about it now is not the time to talk about me, now is the time to talk about barack obama. that is what a good candidate would say. >> michelle obama lit it up here tonight. tomorrow there is another superstar, former president bill clinton will address this crowd in support of barack obama and what they hope will be four more years. back to you. >> thank you jim vance and tom sherwood. they are watching the weather in charlotte could force the president to move his acceptance speech indoors. rit now it is planned for thursday in an outdoor arena that seats 70,000 people. here is storm team 4 chief meteorologist doug. >> isaac moving to the north and west of us. it is drawing in moisture from deep down to the south. here is charlotte. charlotte picking up over an inch of rain in parts of the charlotte area. the moisture making its way our way, too. we are seeing some showers right no
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Sep 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
many areas of east coast including miami, d.c., baltimore, philadelphia. pretty much all the way up the coastline. we are dry in the middle of the country. hot, austin 99. >>> looks leek what's left of isaac, that moisture, going t bring rain to the east for the next couple of days. >> it's going to be a wet labor day, we didn't want that. >> not all day. >>> ben hinsy's ready putting bain under the microphone. and the breakfast worth so much they're stealing it from warehouses. >>> this weekend, this movie set a record at the box office. the kind of record you don't want to set. >>> maurice jones-drew straps on the pads. a pair of walkoffs on the diamonds. and a catch that will make you flip out. >>> welcome back to "early today." here are some of your top headlines this morning. the death toll in syria last week was put at 1,600 people killed, the largest weekly figure of the rebellion according to the united nations children's fund. rebel groups say they plan to start targeting civil airports in damascus and aleppo tomorrow. >>> in mexico police arrested a drug cartel leader known as
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Sep 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
davis comes on to score. 2-0 baltimore. the birds would lead 3-0. the yanks tie it, and then in the seventh, they blow it. hardy here cannot field swisher's hard grounder. edouard oh yoon ynunez, scores game-winning run on an error. and the game set for tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. nats trail cardinals now. sorry, that's changed in the last minute. they lead the cardinals 9-8 in the sixth. >> nice. >> a lot of reasons to tune in. mike shanahan talks about the big cuts he made yesterday. first time we'll hear from him and find out one. guys he cut, anthony armstrong, has a new team. going to miami. >> a tough job, with the cuts. >> ooh. heartbreaking day. now the season. now the season. >> i'm barack obama and i approve this message now mitt romney's attacking the >> president on medicare? the nonpartisan a-a-r-p says obamacare "cracks down on medicare fraud, waste, and abuse and strengthens guaranteed benefits." and the ryan plan? a-a-r-p says it would undermine medicare and could lead to higher costs for seniors... and experts say ryan's voucher plan could raise future retirees costs more
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Sep 27, 2012 4:30am EDT
toward westminster, some heavy rain, some thunderstorm action going on here extending into baltimore county as well. back toward thurmont, you still have some rain, even hagueerstown but the heavy stuff is well east of you, east of route 15. temperatures are running into the 60s everywhere except for garrett county which is in the middle 50s at 55. easton is 68. culpeper down to 61, one of our cooler spots. gaithersburg at 63. bowie a much milder morning over there than it has been the last few mornings with the temperature there running about 65. outside on our michael & son weather camera, quiet in northwest d.c. we're looking toward virginia toward the west, southwest right now. 69 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. no wind to speak of and the humidity at 81%. one thing i want to point out, there's a boundary here. you can see it from southern new england snaking back toward the mississippi valley. a little twist in the clouds coming through southern indiana and kentucky. that will lift the boundary north so i think much of today is dry. as this gets closer, that's what's going to
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Sep 30, 2012 6:30pm EDT
you to the zone for the chesapeake, 74 in easton and cambridge, 74 in baltimore. it'll get up to 75 degrees at andrew's air force base. so a very nice monday, though we'll see an increase in cloud cover. a dry day with a high of 75, very messy here on tuesday. we're going to go code yellow because of the possibility of possibilities of heavy rain and the thunderstorms, they might be very mild with the high of 78. on wednesday it will be very mild as well. 82 degrees, but still a chance for lingering showers. >>> all right in your seven-day forecast, it looks like it will be great weather for the nats and then the stormy weather will move in on tuesday and wednesday and those games, they might be in jeopardy on both of those days. it will feel like it is sunny. thursday and friday looks great. and 72 on friday. and then as we need to head into next weekend, a stray shower is possible with a storm system that will be mostly to our north. >> all right, so i don't think that most of the rain will affect the turf or the redskins. both of them are playing at home next weekend. >> all righ
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Sep 19, 2012 4:00am EDT
activia breakfast blend. >>> millers island, maryland east of baltimore is one of the places that was hit hard by the storm that soaked the eastern third of the nation tuesday. many homes became islands themselves. streets were under six inches of water, 2,000 homes had no power. >>> cbs money watch. a sneak peek at the holiday season. >> reporter: a move by the bank of japan to show up the economy sent stocks higher. nikkei gained 1%. hang seng added 1%. fedex the world's second largest package delivery said the global economy is stalling and is likely to get worse next year. fedex is seen as an economic bellwether, cutting its forecast as business slows. fedex's economic forecast is in line with that of bigger rival u.p.s. that leak assessment left wall street stocks mixed. the dow jones industrials ended higher. the nasdaq was down a fraction. confidence among the nation's home builders has surged to a six year high. new reports out today are expected to show builders expect the housing recovery will strengthen in the next six months. the housing market remains depressed but showin
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Sep 12, 2012 4:30am EDT
a missing fake diamond bracelet. >>> hundreds packed the baltimore hebrew memorial yesterday to pay tribute to ravens owner art modell. modell is credited with growing the nfl's tv presence by helping to found monday night football. he is heavily criticized in cleveland for moving the browns to baltimore. modell died thursday at the age of 87. >>> a brand of cheese products is being recalled after three people in maryland were hospitalized with listeria. forever cheese is recalling their ricotta salata frescolina cheese with lot number t9425 and production code number of 441202. the maryland department of health is advising people not to use these products and avoid using cutting boards or utensils that came in contact with the cheese. >>> residents in las vegas are cleaning up from thunderstorms that caused flash flooding. the rising water damaged about 45 homes. officials in clark county knocked on doors, suggesting residents leave as a precaution. so far, no injuries have been reported. that heavy rain caused delays in and out of the vegas airport too. everything is expected to b
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Sep 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT
in the rain as the ravens take on the browns in baltimore. overnight they made a tentative deal that got started back in june. the replacement refs made numerous controversial calls but this play and the game this past monday night caused such an up roar. they gave the seahawks the touchdown and the win a lot of us saw it as an interception for the packers. >> you never want to see a game end like that and you never want to see a game end on a controversial play. >> the new deal ends a three month long lockout and gives the ref a pay hike from 149,000 a year to 173,000 next season and 205,000 by the year 2019. remember, those are part-time jobs. the two sides also compromised on retirement benefits they're expected to approve the deal over the weekend. >>> we sent ken molestina out there and he's been watching the game. ken, what are they saying about the return of the regular refs? >> reporter: they're treating them, derek, like rock stars. you would think it was valentine's day around here with all of the love the people have for the refs. you can see behind me, everybody stil
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Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
on the field starting tonight in baltimore. our kristen berset will have a live report from m&t bank stadium in the charm city in a few minutes. >>> the return of the referees has sparked an outpouring of relief and even joy. nobody is happier than nfl players including our very own redskins. >> reporter: i'm matt jablow at redskins park in ashburn where the return of the referees was all most people were talking about. >> you always say you don't miss something until you go without it. >> they got the deal done, excited to have them back. >> reporter: some more vocally than others. what was your first reaction when you heard the strike had been settled? >> i said hallelujah. >> reporter: but all agreeing it was a very good thing. >> they know their positions. they know the rules. >> reporter: the players in particular. >> thank you, lord. >> reporter: and for the game in general. what was your first reaction when you heard the refs were coming back? >> great, awesome. i saw it this morning. >> they keep everything under control. a couple week back you had players doing dirty plays a
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Sep 23, 2012 12:00pm EDT
england gets beat by baltimore and then there's no pressure. bill: the team that's been the jekyll and hyde is the "dallas." they beat the new york giants on opening night and then they go up to seattle and beat 27-7. last year, they finished the season 1-4. tony romo wasn't the problem. it was the defense. they have got two good corners in brandon carr, maurice claiborne. they are playing their home opener today. this is a better team than they were last year, the dallas cowboys will be fine. shannon: i'm looking at one of the 20 teams that are 1-1 in the starting season and that's the baltimore ravens and joe flacco. he was a.f.c. offensive player of the week. -- year. last week, he did not play at all. the ravens would have been better served with less flacco and more rice. you tell us you're an elite quarterback, but the one thing elite quarterbacks do in this league is they're consistent. joe flacco, we need to see a little more consistency for you to take that next step. boomer: three teams because of their performance last weekend was horrendous, the bears, you know, the bears,
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Sep 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
its olympic heroes today in baltimore. governor martin o'malley will help lead the ceremony at the inner harbor. swimmer michael phelps will be among the olympians honored. paralympians will also be honored for their achievements. >>> this morning football fans everywhere talking about robert griffin iii's brilliant debut. [ cheering ] >> he threw for 320 yards and two touchdowns as the skins upset the new orleans saints 40-32. he didn't throw any interceptions. the rookie quarterback didn't seem nervous either before or during the game. >> the one thing i don't do is try to stress about anything or prove anything to anyone. just go out and have fun. this is a game i played for a long time. the guys in the locker room, i was still a rookie to them. after this game, they told me i'm not a rookie anymore. >> it's worth noting there were five rookies who started at quarterback yesterday. robert griffin iii was the only one who win the game. if you watched yesterday's game, you saw what may be the greatest quarterback debut in nfl history. he is the first qb ever to throw for 300 yards
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Sep 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
in baltimore county last month. >>> firefighters in southern california are making progress battling a fire at angeles national park northeast of los angeles. the fire is now 24% contained. firefighters say because of the terrain and warm temperatures it could take another week before it's fully contained. the fire has burned 3600 acre in the san gabrielle mountains. no communities are threatened. the fire broke out on sunday near a camp ground forcing thousands to evacuate during the busy labor day weekend. >>> plans are in the works to change a small shopping center into an urban town center in chevy chase. developers have big plans for the chevy chase complex on connecticut avenue between jones bridge road and east west highway. they want to redevelop the land by adding apartment buildings, retail space and open space. the major redevelopment proposal is getting mixed reviews. >> we're really providing new community gathering spaces, a new park, new amenities, better dining and shopping options for them. >> any redevelop t it here that's happening is going to make things that much
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Sep 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
apart if you're around baltimore, we've got more rain that sits back in west virginia. the other side of i-81. that's what's going to slowly be making its way eastward throughout the morning. i think by the time we get to mid morning, 8:00, 9:00 a.m., we will see those showers here locally and again just that showers for the area. nothing too heavy for the early part of the day. 79 degrees right now. high humidity. that's what's going to be sticking around all day today. even after i think the rain ends. we still have quite a bit of humidity. showers develop around 7:00, 8:00 a.m. 720 to 77 degrees. by noontime today, area of rain. some heavy already. 81 to 85. we're going to top out in the upper 80s today. cloudy sky. rain continuing. not really ending. >>> good news taking the beltway. checking out road work set up first at prince george's county. you have the right side blocked. completely gone at this time. also taking the beltway this time the outer loop approaching new hampshire avenue. the work zone there as you got closer to university boulevard, all of your lanes narrowed into j
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Sep 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
this morning to get the game double. baltimore, an rbi single. the os would tack on another run and everybody said finally. 4-2 in 18 innings. the game went nearly six hours but the os are tied for first place with the yankees. >> the nhl is in its fourth lockout day. the capitals biggest star is making other plans for the season. alexander ovechkin has reportedly sign add deal to play with dynamo moscow in russia. the russian newspaper quoted ovechkin saying he believes the lockout will erase the entire season. hope he's wrong on that. >>> the man who turned football into film has died. steve sabol died tuesday of brain cancer. he was 69. he began working with his father on n.f.l. films in 1964 and together they shot thousands of hours of footage and they helped revolutionize sports broadcasting. pioneering techniques like slow motion replays and miking up players and coaches. >> they also did some of the first steady cam work in sports. >> beautiful job. >>> still ahead, the request for a date that now has a federal helicopter pilot grounded. >> a cross-country flight for a space
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Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
baltimore, the orioles mad a double -- had a double hitter with the blue jays. os lose 9-5 and they won the early game 4-1. baltimore is now a game and a half back of new york in the al east with eight games to go. >>> time 6:26. still ahead, a big group is throwing its support behind maryland's dreement act-- >> dream act. >> getting pinched by bank fees? most of us are. how to avoid the worst of them. >> on the inbound side of route 50, you've got delays as you head through cheverly because of the early yes accident on the bw -- earlier accident on the bw parkway. southbound 270 not much better. delays continue toward 121. i'll be back with more coming up in a few minutes. you're watching 9news now. ♪ [ ma aouer tseho oko elodanmi thheimesofras, eyreotartoin stouinednt a srthe. sts w bk 0 ar fr t sd t son mp tnggont evy ak eryit gein te. thsileras res omelgg. stt mp. arrit. >>> welcome back. 6:29. this is always the place you can get your weather first. a live shoft the district of column -- shot of the district of columbia. it's in the 30s in some places. >>> thank you for starting
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Sep 20, 2012 5:00pm EDT
into what happens. >>> at least seven people are being treated for injuries they got in a baltimore bus crash. they were waiting in a shelter today when the bus literally jumped that curve and struck them. they were rushed to the hospital with injuries described as non-life threatenings. the mta's bus driver taken for drug and alcohol levels were routine for the serious crash. >>> well the washington nationals are still just one win away from clinching the first playoff birth for the major league baseball team. well, since i was a kid. dave owens is live at the national park where the excitement and the anticipation is building up for tonight's game against the dodgers. now dave, we thought we had it last night and then it just slipped away. >> reporter: yes, he thought he would spoil the party out here. of course that late home run, giving the dodgers the 7-6 win. it made us wait just a little bit for the nationals to try to clinch that first playoff spot like you say in some 79 years. even as you say, derek, it brings to mind, just how bad it had franchise has been. i mean, the na
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Sep 6, 2012 7:00pm EDT
team owners though he is perhaps remembered most for moving the cleveland browns to baltimore, something cleveland fans never forgot. he was a high school dropout, air force veteran, gave a lot away to charitable causes. he was a big architect of modern tv coverage of the nfl like last night's season opener that drew 24 million viewers. art modell was 87 years old. we learned today neil armstrong will be buried at sea, the first man to set foot on the moon started his flying career as a naval aviator and as a carrier pilot he flew 78 combat missions during the korean war, so it was his request to be buried at sea from the deck of an aircraft carrier following the national memorial service of september 13th. >>> the newest pictures of the mars rover show something very cool. this was taken from the orbiter above so that's the rover down below on the surface where you can also see its tire tracks. mission control says it has so far traveled about the distance of a football field. >>> if everything is bigger in texas then apparently it has to be faster as well. the first 85-mile-
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Sep 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
took place at baltimore hebrew congregation. maryland governor martin o'malley was among hundreds who paid their respects. ray lewis, ray rice, and other ravens players also attended. modell is credited with growing the nfl through television. also often criticized in cleveland for moving the browns to bawl. modell died thursday at the age of 87. >>> a change on i-66 has commuters seeing red. the new color is an alert to drivers they might be in the wronlane. news4's julie kerry talked to drivers about whether they're getting that message. >> reporter: i-66 just outside the beltway just got a makeover. you condition miss what's happened in the far right lane. >> i think it's on shoulder. it's like an orange color. i don't know. it's orange or some kind of different colored pavement. >> reporter: for the record vdot calls it red clay colored. ice a special surface coating designed to draw attention to the sometimes you can use it, sometimes you can't right shoulder. what do you think it means? >> i have no idea. >> reporter: a green arrow comes on to permit shoulder use. the rest o
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Sep 9, 2012 11:30am EDT
remember the bureau chief in baltimore, washington, looking like he had been electric shocked, that this guy was going to be the vice president. one heartbeat away from the presidency. they went out of there and put together the new republican coalition. which is that they took the south away from the democrats. and they -- richard nixon was very clever about capitalizing on what he called the silent majority, which really did exist, these were working-class democrats, who wore hard hats and carried lunch buckets, who fed up with what they were seeing on the democratic side. when i went home from chicago to my home in south dakota on my way back to california, my dad was a life-long working-class democrat. a blue dog democrat. he wore a hard hat. carried a lunchbox. he grew up under fdr, that was his god. >> i thought he would be on the side of the anti-war protesters. he had real doubts about vietnam. he was so outraged about how the anti-war protesters had condu conducted themselves and how they had no respect for law and order. he was just in a rage. my wife remembers that my fat
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Sep 6, 2012 5:00am EDT
ravens to baltimore is in the hospital this morning. art modell is reportedly gravely ill at johns hopkins. modell's praised in maryland but vilified in cleveland after moving the browns to baltimore back in 1996. he eventually sold all but 1% of the ravens. the ravens team spokesman did not know modell's position, but a cleveland television station is reporting that the 87-year-old's vital organs are failing. >>> a traffic alert now for drivers in northern virginia. a busy off-ramp in tysons corner will soon be back open. at 5:00 a.m. tomorrow, crews will reopen the ramp from southbound 123 to westbound route 7. drivers have been using a temporary ramp. the regular rp had been closed while a tunnel was being built for metro's silver line. >>> 5:06 now, 76 degrees. a neighborhood on alert. a man bruised and beaten is sharing his story. >>> and the airline known for low fares that's now on the way to our region. >>> plus, hot and sticky weather. is relief on the way soon? storm team 4 meteorologist [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your new light creamy potato with bacon & cheese sou
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Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
thursday night up in baltimore and a slight chance of a shower on saturday and sunday, but temperatures not bad. low to mid 70s. looks nice. best shot time. this was taken the 18th of the month. so a little bit ago. we had that flooding. this is a washout and flooding of mulberry road in strasburg, virginia. nice job. you can see how dangerous flash flooding can become. this is from natasha. you want to submit a best shot, go to our website, click on the weather tab and be sure to include your name and your town and location and a description would be great because we don't know who in a minute unanimous is. back to you guys. >> thanks, topper. a 3d van rolled into town. we'll give you the technology presented to lawmakers on capitol hill. >>> first, it's not for everyone, but bacon has a cult- like following for the folks who eat it. i have some unwelcome news for you. it's coming up next. >>> back now with a consumer alert that could keep you from bringing home the bacon. we just couldn't resist that line. britain's national pig association, yes, there is one, is warning that we could
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Sep 6, 2012 2:35am EDT
baltimore ravens, pittsburgh steelers? green bay packers or new york giants? >> the pittsburgh steelers. >> like a champ. like a champ! >> look at this kid. he probably wants the jersey. the steelers, how many? >> the steelers and dallas were both in eight super bowls. they've been in the most. pittsburgh, six-pack. >> who holds the giants' all time record for the most touchdowns scored, phil simms, eli manning, alex webster or frank gifford? >> frank gifford? >> what a great answer. >> that is the best answer. >> still all time record. what did he have, 78 touchdowns? 10 extra points and two field goals. as kathie lee knows, he can do it all. >> that's the best picture of frank ever. doesn't he still hold a record at usc? >> honey, he holds lots of records. >> all right. len, thank you so much. love having you. love love love. >> thanks. >> you can watch the dallas cowboys play the new york giants tonight at 7:30 eastern on nbc. >>> how to avoid the blues, when you are wearing denim. kat is coming from across the street and we will talk about it. i feel more energized. i have
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Sep 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
annual grand prix of baltimore. the race featured some of the best drivers in the izod indhi qar series. ray hunter ray -- ryan hunter ray took over the lead at the last second. he was able to pull away and took home the title. >>> you only have one more chance to see steven strasburg on the mound in person this season. the nationals say the star pitcher will make just two more starts. he will pitch friday night at home against the marlins and september 12th in new york against the mets. the nats have been the talk of the baseball world in recent weeks because of their decision to shut down strassberg earlier this year. strassberg says he isn't paying attention to all the controversy. >>> no, i'm just focused on the next start. you know, that's all i can really focus on right now. but, you know, we're going to have to have, you know, sit down and talk here soon. >>> strassberg leads the national league in strikeouts. he pitched 156 1/3 innings. strassberg was the star yesterday clearly. he did not allow any runs and struck out nine hitters in sixth innings as the nationals beat the card
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Sep 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
harper's was throwing a laze are from center and gets greg dobbs out at the plate. to baltimore, orioles coming off a win against the yankees but couldn't get done in game two of the series. yankees belt three home runs. now a game back in the a.l. east. >>> to football, redskins kicking things off against the sants tomorrow. and new orleans will get a couple players back. an appeals panel overturned the suspensions for four players involved in the bounty-gate scandal. two are still with the team. jonathan vilma won't play sunday because of a knee injury but the saints best pass rusher? will smith. expected to see the field against the skins. yet another element robert griffin iii will have to prepare for in his regular season debut. and that's your sports minute. i'm carol maloney, have a great day. >>> forget politics, the state department is hoping the power of food can help in diplomatic endeavors. last night the department launched a program employing famous chefs as resources for diplomacy. they're going to help prepare meals for foreign dignitaries and also take part in p
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Sep 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
15,000 customers without power. most of them live in the baltimore area. >>> and we want to hear about the weather you see through the evening. log on to wusa9.com. click on weather and choose submit storm report. you can send in pictures as well. >> at least one person has died during today's storms. an adult woman, she was driving on the road in mcclane and lost control of her minivan. police say the car then skidded, struck a tree, and burst into flames. the woman was burned to death. detectives are trying to determine if speed or a medical condition or everyone alcohol were factors in the crash. >>> and now an update on the double shooting in prince georges county that claimed the life of a 25-year-old woman. police have now arrested that woman's exboyfriend. 33-year-old michael jerome stewart. stewart shot brittany and another woman on sunday morning. mckinley died at the scene. investigators say stewart waited for the women outside their home in capital heights and started firing. >>> and now we move on to politics because just when he was hoping to reset his campaign, mitt romne
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Sep 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
game. low 70s. very cool up in baltimore for the ravens game. monday cool, too, low 70s and back in the upper 70s tuesday and on wednesday, some showers come in late. warming back up. high temperatures in the low 80s. here's what is coming up. >>> i'm scott broom pretending to sleep on the job in frederick county in order to test out a very expensive new chair. coming up, you'll hear the shocking price tag and why -- >> used chair from a used furniture company. >> some in the county are questioning the cause. >>> and it's wednesday, that means we get to hear from the quarterback. what rg3 has to say about the skins next on 9news. >>> all right folks, we're just two games into the football season, but robert griffin iii is already making an impression. >> if you seen the games, you know. the qb has the athleticism and the speed and not afraid to use them. >> kristen berset is here to tell us why it's not going to end any time soon. >> we knew he was a mobile quarterback. we knew the redskins would use that to their advantage, but there has been plenty of cringe worthy moments so far.
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Sep 9, 2012 9:00am EDT
interview. you can see it here on nbc4 at 10:30. >>> today the baltimore area school yeardley love graduated from will dedicate a field to her. it will include prayers and a speech from the love family. yeardley love was found dead in her apartment more nan two years ago. her on again/off again boyfriend george huguely was convicted of killing her. >>> coming up, a falling object catches neighbors by surprise. find out what they found in their yard. >>> a new study is out this morning and it may have you thinking twice before you belt out a song on your morning drive. >>> right now, we are on twitter and facebook. all morning long, you can search news4 today. find us there. back in a moment. anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in prince george's county. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying jobs when it's done. hundreds of millions for maryland schools... real oversight to make sure the money goes... where it's supposed to. but none of it will happen unless we vote
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Sep 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
cousin who plays on the school's football team. that's according to the baltimore sun, which reports a member of the team found the victim outside the student center. football coach told the paper an athletic trainer treated the victim until the paramedics got on campus. there's still no arrest in this case. >>> today neil armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, will be buried at sea. there was an emotional good-bye to neil armstrong at the church yesterday. the national cathedral has a stained glass window embedded with moon rock that armstrong and crew brought back. >>> talks between teachers and school officials are expected to pick back up today in chicago after they failed to reach a deal earlier this morning. the officiateachers returned to picket line today. the two sides worked on teacher evaluations, which is one of the main sticking points. union dell the union delegates are set to meet this afternoon. >>> the iphone 5 is available by preorder online. the latest creation went on sale this morning and will ship out this week. it boasts a larger screen, faster processor,
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Sep 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >>> the city of baltimore is planning a celebration for mike fell epps. he ends his olympic career with a report 22 totals med. the governor's office and tells us phelps and other olympians and paralimpians will be taken part in the event. >>> today's wednesday's child is a polite, man keith. he's had to deal with big disappointments in his young life. >> reporter: cartoon characters are his sperkt. at 13 years old, he says he loves art of all kinds. >> i like to look for things like collages, sculptures and different things you don't see every day. >> reporter: he loved checking out the art books. his social work es sell his's a bright young man. >> he's incredibly artistic, does beautifully in school. >> reporter: what's your favorite subject? >> math. >> reporter: are you doing well in math? >> yes. >> reporter: what kind of grades? >> a's. >> well, congratulation. he is modest about the things he does well. those who know him say he's just a nice guise, but he has had some disappointments in his young life. >> about six years ago he came in to care with his siblings who have si
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Sep 14, 2012 4:00pm EDT
decorated olympian there, there you see him, michael phelps from baltimore, was front row and center. katie laedecky brought classmates with her. the president saluted all the athletes' achievements. >> but most importantly, what you guys did was inspire us. you made us proud, and as president, you made me especially proud to see how you conducted yourself on a world stage. you could not have been better ambassadors and better representatives for the united states. and what we stand for. >> during the london games, team usa won 104 medals 46 of them gold. and a record 2.7 million spectators watched the paralympics games this year. >>> there is more to come on news4 at 4:00. a connection controversy. your old charger won't work with the newest iphone. we'll tell you how much money apple could make by forcing you to buy new accessories. >>> and the "today" show gets down gangnam style. david gregory's moves, after the break. >>> it was a cliff-hanger on the finale of "america's got talent" here on nbc last night. america fell in love with these dogs, their back flipping and all their t
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Sep 10, 2012 11:00am EDT
prep near baltimore where she attended high school. she is the former university of virginia lacrosse player who was murdered two years ago. her ex-boyfriend beat her to death in a drunken rage. he was sentenced to 23 years in prison. her family says building the field is what kept them going. >> it gave us something positive to focus on and to work on. it really pulled us up and got us going and got us out every day. >> the field cost $1.2 million to build and was financed through donations to the school and the one love foundation started by her family to help raise awareness for dating vile zbleens we could learn more about the search of a killer of that high school honors student. prince georges county police are holding a public meeting tonight to discuss amber stanley's murder. someone shot and killed the 17-year-old last month in her own bed at her home in kettering. detectives will give an update on their investigation. tonight's meeting begins at 7:00 at the community center. >>> also tonight, the naacp will once again call on the city to overall its police department. it's h
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Sep 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
little tougher for the redskins as they get ready for the saints. how about some magic in baltimore, and at nats park, smashes fly. heavy load in america. but mitt romney plan, a middle class to $2,000 more a year in taxes. multi-millionaires like himself hits the middle class harder... bigger break. forward for america? this message. >>> breaking news on the murder of a 22-year-old mother from d.c. we just learned a man named joseph jones is under arrest in the death of shavon phillips. her body was found last month. her apartment was also broken into. >>> heads up tonight for metro riders. metro will begin a major maintenance project expecting to last through the weekend. >> several stations will close. jackie bensen is at judiciary square with what you need to know. >> doreen, this is one of the most significant maintenance-related closures in recent memory. it starts at 10:00 tonight. if you plan on getting anywhere taking the red line after 10:00 friday night, be prepared to be patient. startings 10:00 p.m., free shuttle buses will replace trains. some stations will be closed t
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Sep 1, 2012 9:00am EDT
after a man fell five stories from an escalator at an nfl preseason game. >>> a baltimore man behind bars after a botched robbery. the victim says she lost her keys at maryland casino wednesday night. 50-year-old daniel miller found the keys, took her car eventually driving to the victim's house in edgewater. officers caught him walking out of her home with her laptop and jewelry. despite him being locked up, the woman is still on edge. marie didn't want to give her last name. >> like i said, i've never experienced it and so it's really been -- it's unsettling. i'm kind of walking around in circles. things i want to do and i just don't -- just very unsettling, still. >> miller faces multiple charges including burglary and resisting arrest. >>> federal authorities dropped their investigation into a controversial sheriff in arizona. authorities determined there wasn't enough evidence to present a case against maricopa county sheriff joe arpaio. there were charges he used his role unfairly. arpaio isn't off the hook yesterday. a federal judge hasn't cleared him of racial profiling again
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Sep 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
started. >> monday night football in baltimore. the former raven's owner passed away last week. ravens taking on the bengals. joe flacco. deep for smith who holds it in on the 52-yard grab. what a way to start -- did you hear me? it was the first play from scrimmage. ravens up 10-3 in the second quarter. a 34 yard touchdown catch. ravens win big in their opener. they beat the bengals. randy murray was against all odds. a british man hadn't won a singles grand slam title in 76 years. murray is licensed to thrill. murray won the olympic semifinals back in august. first tie break serving in the near court. trouble with murray's return and andy with a little drop shot. murray hits the backhand winner and fellow scotsman sean connery loving it. murray now serving for the match in this fifth set. he hits a return long and watch murray's face. he cannot believe it. he did it. britain did it. what a way to follow up his olympic gold. >> yeah, we'll take m >>> godaddy.com is back upright now, but someone hacked the web server today. not knowing how many of them are running again. but an anonymo
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Sep 22, 2012 11:00pm EDT
mountaineers have been impressive. the baltimore native was a problem for the terps d all day long. 44 yards, hear from gino smith off to the races. 14-0. terps quarterback is the freshman. he had a good day. he found stefan digs who does the rest. talk about yards after the catch. digs just three receptions today, but racked up 113 yards. terps down 7. next position, hill fires a dart to marcus leak to complete a nine play, 64-yard drive. that ties the ball game at 14. terps hung in there, but to austin again. third touchdown of the day. in all, 13 catches for 179 yards. west virginia wins this one by 10. 31-21. >> there are no moral victories, you know. we don't play the game and put the effort and time we get into to walk away feeling good. >> it was very frustrating. we're doing what we need to do and one or two plays slipping by and executing on it. >> you know, it was a little bit on the line. my cousin went to maryland a couple years ago. he never beat me, so i mean. >> michael rocco in virginia visiting 16th ranked tcu. casey throwing the ball all over the field. the horn frogs
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Sep 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
stilts? >> yes. >>> today thousands will fulfill their need for speed in baltimore. some of the best drivers in the world will hit the streets for the second annual grand prix of baltimore. this from last yeis from last y. this great new race was almost cancelled as last year's promoters left the city with millions of dollars in unpaid bills. but a sports marketing firm took over the event and ensured this race will be even better than last year. >>> and the time right now, 6:54. more on sports. a wild game for the nationals and navy plays football across the pond. >> that's right. carol maloney has all the highlights in today's sports minute. >> good morning, everyone. i'm carol maloney. we start with baseball. cardinals/nationals, game 3 of their set. this goes into the ninth tied at nine until david freese of st. louis hits an rbi single and that wins it the cards. stephen strasburg takes the mound for the final game today. >>> to college football, ed sell and the terps playing post to william & mary. tribe led 6-0 for most of the quarter. a six-yard touchdown for justice picket a
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Sep 9, 2012 11:30pm EDT
to be reckoned with. >> cris: no doubt about it. san francisco looked as close to sort of a baltimore ravens defense as any i've seen. >> al: that's next week from candlestick park in san francisco. final score here in denver wins it. coming up next, your local news followed by "dateline." for al michaels, cris collinsworth, michele tafoya and our entire nbc sports crew saying good night from denver. [ romney ] this president can ask us to be patient. this president can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message.
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Sep 1, 2012 5:30am EDT
center in baltimore. ten years ago he never saw skin cancer in a child. now he sees a few cases a year. >> commensurate with the adult epidemic in skin cancer, children not far behind. clearly, people are getting more sun exposure. and kids are getting tons of sun exposure, particularly early in life. >> reporter: dr. cohen says it's not just melanoma that's on the rise, he's seeing more incidents of less serious basal and squ m squaumous cell cancer, as well. he believes genetics and more exposure to ultraviolet light are factors. >> i think some of the problem in children under the age of 12 is that we don't understand what it means for them lifelong. >> reporter: for example, the chance of recurrence after a melanoma be as high as 50%. but dr. cohen worries that in a child who has years and years left to live, that chance could be much higher. that's why melissa says she's constantly checking all of her children's skin. >> so many people don't think kids are going to get skin cancer. it doesn't discriminate, and it doesn't matter how old you are. my only thing is to be aware of what
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Sep 4, 2012 4:00am EDT
miss areas around louisiana and mississippi. if you're heading out to baltimore to redding to philadelphia, especially here in central new jersey, some really heavy downpours and those are trying to drift up here toward long island. so areas throughout no, during your early morning commute, you may deal with some heavy downpour. then we're dealing with leslie. it is still a tropical storm but it has strength rched a little bit. looks like possibly a category 2 hurricane by saturday. if it does we'll have pretty good upcoming waves and the rip current will be very high along the eastern seaboard. surfers will love it but it will be dangerous for anyone going to the beaches. showers along the air yas. look how hot it is still in texas. we'd like to get rid of those 100s. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. today in chicago, 87 degrees. the front is kind of stalling out just to your south. you'll be okay. memphis still very warm at 95. look at oklahoma city, 103. we really haven't gotten any rain in a long time. so the he
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Sep 19, 2012 4:30am EDT
casino north of baltimore in perryville and own a casino in charles town, west virginia just across the maryland boarder. we call that skinning the game. >> spend the money now and save money later. >> a lot of money around. terrible. thanks, jess. >>> a new drug intended to help fight obesity is available now. >> we're back in two minutes with more on that story. plus, your weather first. we've got a cooldown coming your way. >>> good morning. welcome back to nine fine now. 4:45. we're mid week. i was out driving, not sensible because i shouldn't have been out but the dogs didn't have any food. fire coming from an electric transformer. i was like oh, my goodness. this was something else yesterday. >> it was a little too exciting for a lot of people. i was impressed with the amount of leaves being blown around by the winds before the main line of storms came in yesterday. yeah, very windy day. we had some damage. we don't want to make light of that but overall the damage was not that widespread. i think that's a fortunate thing. here's a look at our bus stop forecast this morning. i
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Sep 15, 2012 9:00am EDT
her stone ridge classmates with her. baltimore native and the most decorated olympian ever michael phelps was also on hand. look at the crowd. >> huge. >> wonderful. a lot to be proud of in this area. >>> the time is 9:26. coming up on news 4 today, honored for his bravery the award given to a security guard shot during an attack on a conservative d.c. lobbying group. >> plus the latest developments overnight from the middle east as violence over an antimuslim film grows. >>> later the cards aren't stacked against them. the local startup that's cashing in on a card game. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents on their own are wonderful ...but add some ham and cheese ...roll them up in some crescent dough and tada, thursday is now... a ham & cheese crescent roll-up wonder pillsbury crescents, let the making begin. on their own are amazing, but press out some biscuit dough, add some sauce and some peeroni and cheese and monday's dinner is now a grands mini pizza party. pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. >>> good morning everyone. welcome to news 4 today. i'm angie gof
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Sep 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
inner harbor in baltimore. 54 in cumberland, maryland. here's your saturday planner. for today plenty of sunshine. it will be breezy though. winds out of the north and northwest. 10 to 25 miles per hour. winds will lay down this evening leading to a chilly start >>> as we head into sunday, we are talking about football night in america. we've got a pretty nice night, back through candle stick park with the lions versus san fran. mostly clear temperatures, around 56 to 60 degrees as we kick off that game 8:00 sunday night. we have so many people here from kansas. is all of kansas here? one large group and they're all getting along. it's wonderful to see. well, welcome to new york. kate? >>> now an update on a story we brought you earlier in the week. a 77-year-old texas grandmother dragged out of her car by police. her family is demanding an apology, while local officials are defending the use of force. here's nbc's jay gutierrez. >> reporter: an officer pulled over 77-year-old lynn for speeding. what happened next was captured on the officer's dash cams. >> i've got to go to th
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Sep 21, 2012 5:00am EDT
least right now as you head to the beltway or 270 or 95 from baltimore. no problems on the beltway itself outer loop from college park all the way across to bethesda you will be fine and all of the major corridors headed there as well. south on 270. at least right now at route 109 it's absolutely fine. this time to the maps to southern maryland. route 5, route 4, route 301 and 210 headed for the beltway is fine. no problems arnold andrews air force base and northbound 95 in springfield just bunching up a bit here at the beltway. i'll be back with more coming up. >>> millions placed orders for the iphone 5 last week and today you can start ordering the latest iphones in apple stores. >> who knew? those in need are lining up to get it. not just the people buying, the people selling services to go with the iphone. kristin fisher is live this morning at the big apple store in clinton. good morning kristin. >> reporter: this line is already almost 100 people deep. and the line at the apple store in georgetown almost as long. just massive amount of crowds. only at 5:00 in the morning. an
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Sep 13, 2012 11:00pm EDT
since 1997. good news for them. >>> yankees beat the red sox tonight so new york and baltimore now tied once again atop the al east. >>> there are more than 300 nhl players in new york trying to hammer out a deal with the league to avoid a lockout. closer to home, some of the capitals not involved in the discussions were helping to build a new playground in old town alexandria and they're well aware the lockout deadline is looming, just two days away. >> i'm an eternal optimist. i'm ready for camp, you know. we'll cross that bridge when we get there, i guess. >> we hope we can play, and the guys are back in town, excited, skating at the rink every day. we're ready to go. >> we want to play hockey, but we need to make sure as a union and the nhl that we take care of this and really get back on the ice for the fans. i think that's the most important thing, the fans. we don't want to lose them. >> if the guys are looking for a paycheck, we've been looking to paychec[ male announcer ]ing to for the dreamers... and those well grounded. for what's around this corner... and the next. ther
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Sep 24, 2012 7:00am EDT
replacement referees, a field goal that barely sealed inside the upright gave baltimore the victory over new england. bill bellicheck wanted a replay and grabbed the arm of an official after the game. coaches are not supposed to touch the referees. the nfl met with the referees union yesterday. they sent a letter to team owners to the end lockout. >> a golden night for "homeland" at the emmy award. they came in as a dark horse but turned out to be one of the big winners last night. kevin frazier host of "the insider" was on the red carpet. you're up early again this morning. >> reporter: i will always get up early four. you know that. come on now. it really is the night where tv toasts its own and the big winners as you mentioned one was "homeland" but also "modern family." going into the emmys a lot of the so-called experts were predicting "mad men" would make it five wins in a row. but when all was said and done "homeland" was the east of the done as they took home six golden statues. >> the emmy goes to claire danes. >> get off of me. >> reporter: nobody plays crazy like you. the
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Sep 27, 2012 7:00am EDT
. and baltimore ravens fans chanted a curse on the live broadcast of sunday night football. >> [ bleep ]. >> that's the loudest manure chant i've ever heard. >> coach bill belichick even grabbed one of the refs after the game. >> oh boy. that's a few bucks. >> some of the replacement refs were even fired by the lingerie football league because they didn't measure up. we spoke by skype with lingerie league commissioner mitch mortanza. >> to have those same officials that weren't good enough for our game officiating in the nfl ranks was a bit shock. >> and of course the late-night comics are jumping in. david letterman's announcer even dressed up as a replacement ref. >> i had a [ bleep ] night last night. >> 200 degrees below today we're look at. >> check out this moment on a green bay tv station, wgba. they had a replacement weatherman delivering the weather. >> get outta here. what is going on? >> deborah: and keeping with thatle bit of humor the footlocker is using this scandal for extra publicity. the retail chain where the employees wear referee uniforms has issued a statement, "de
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Sep 14, 2012 5:00am EDT
"baltimore sun," his cousin plays on the school's football team. and the school's top athletic trainer saved the victim's life by treating him until paramedics got to the scene. still no arrests have been made in this case. >>> a maryland state delegate convicted of stealing from the general assembly is expected to enter another guilty plea. delegate tiffany alston of bowie was convicted in june for stealing $800 to pay a salary for her employee at a private law office. now she's facing a second criminal charge. prosecutors say she dipped into her 2010 campaign to buy a wedding dress and pay for other expenses. >>> despite reports out of cuba, u.s. officials say there is no offer on the table to bring a maryland contractor jailed in that country home. the cuban diplomat said yesterday that her country was willing to negotiate with the u.s. for the release of alan gross. the state department, though, says it has not received any cooperation on a deal. they also believe cuba wants to trade for cuban agents jailed in the u.s. gross is serving a 15-year sentence for illegally bringing inte
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Sep 28, 2012 7:00am EDT
work last night as the browns and ravens met in baltimore. chip reid at mnt bank stadium in baltimore. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this stadium was literally rocking last night. the fans were emphatic. not because the home team, the baltimore ravens won. it was also because the real referees are finally back. >> i'm sure all of you know by now, the regular officials are back. >> reporter: the return of the referees came with an unprecedented standing ovation, as the browns and ravens got ready to rumble, fans and players warmly welcomed the veteran crew, as they took to the field for the first time this season. >> very good to see you guys. >> thank you for your support too. it means a lot. >> reporter: kickoff, less than 24 hours after the official union reached a tentative deal with the nfl, marking the end to a bitter three-month lockout. >> the refs were terrific. >> first flag of the first quarter. >> reporter: referee comeback couldn't come soon enough for teams and fans. over the past three weeks, they have witnessed a long list of controversial calls by
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Sep 20, 2012 12:35am EDT
. it was clever. this is from dave in baltimore, maryland. have you ever been to maryland? i like maryland. i got crabs there one time. what did you get when you were in maryland? crabs? [laughter] dear craig and geoff. i notice secretariat has a stool in his stall. how does a horse sit on a stool, or is it just a sample? hey, secretariat, live owe lift up one of your hooves? let me see if you have a stool. come on. open that door. all i see is rolling meadows out there. i don't see any stools. are we definitely going to change that by the way? are you going to change the rolling meadow thing? yeah. [laughter] this is from -- what else have you got? this is -- here, this is from harry in climax in georgia. >> ok. stop right there ferguson. that's enough. cut, cut, cut. shut it down. craig: beth, what are you doing? you can't -- everyone, this is beth the cbs executive in charge of this show. is there a problem? >> yes. this show is too sexual. come on, "climax, georgia." that's not a real place. [laughter] craig: yes, yes, it is. isn't it, geoff? geoff: yes. as a matter of fact, i
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Sep 21, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the campaign trail in our area today. she is due at an event in baltimore in a half an hour. >>> absentee started today, including virginia. early voting starts in d.c. october 22. and absentee voting begins in maryland october 27. if you need to apply for one of those ballots in maryland, you need to do so by october 30. >>> and if you want to vote for former congressman, virgil good to be the next president, you're in luck in virginia. attorney general certified good has enough signatures to stay on the ballot in virginia. >>> another wild card in the presidential race, will president obama support for marriage equality cost him votes from devout african americans? bruce leshan is here and both sides get fired up today. bruce. >> two very different reactions from two very different coalitions of african american pastors today on this issue of same-sex marriage. the president of a united states who is a black man endorsed same-sex marriage should be put out of office and he never should have been elected. >> surrounded by clergy from around the south. african american pasto
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Sep 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
baltimore. 82 towards la plata. a very warm atmosphere. take a look at the heat intex. even at this hour even though we're not dealing with a whole lot of sunshine, 90 in dc. 96 toward frederick, soupy atmo. a tu stofew storms trying to ma their way toward the metro area down to the south and west. those should die out over the next couple of hours. what may not die out, though, are these showers down here toward the south. some very heavy rain down around roanoke right now. this is a boundary that looks like it's going to stay together and move right up the eastern portions of the blue ridge. we could see some fairly heavy rain overnight tonight. if you're thinking about going to the nationals game tonight, i think you're fine. will there be a brief shower? it's possible. but i think they're going to get the game in without any real problems. tomorrow we'll be watching out for the this back here. notice this line of showers and thunderstorms. this is actually a frontal boundary. this frontal boundary will help to sweep on through the area. that's what's going to help to give us that tri
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Sep 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
back on the field for tonight's game in baltimore. so huge news there. it's news that broke very late last night right around midnight. and n.f.l. 's commissioner roger goodell released a statement shortly afterwards that says this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating player. the teams, players and fans deserve consistency and quality in officiating. we look forward to having the finest officials in sports back on the field and i want to give a special thanks to the n.f.l. fans for their passion. now it's time to put the focus back on the teams and players where it belongs. now this statement, this agreement comes after two full days of face-to-face talks thanks to that terrible call during monday night football. that got the two sides back to the negotiating table. and just hours before an agreement was reached, terry mccauley, a real n.f.l. referee said this on our newscast about one of the big sticking points in the negotiations: pengs. >> yes, the economy has changed. things have changed but very to remember one thing. the n.f.l. is not like caterpi
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Sep 6, 2012 11:00am EDT
will be forever be known for moving the team to baltimore in 1996. the ravens won the super bowl in 2000. he sold the ravens in 2004. news 4 melissa mollet is in baltimore and will have more on modell's passing at 11:30. >>> fairfax county schools may change how they discipline students. the disciplinary policy. news 4 megan mcgrath has more now from fairfax. >> good morning. every student in the fairfax county public school system is bound by the rules and policies of the rights and responsibilities manual. but that manual is quite large. it's over 40 pages. and it's actually in the process of being updated and changed. that process, however, has not been without controversy. some parents have called for a reworking of the discipline rules and they want input into that process. well, later tonight, the school board will vote on the makeup of a 29-person committee that will look at the policies and then offer recommendations to the school board. now, the committee is to be made up of administrators, educators and parents, but some are concerned that the committee is too heavily weig
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Sep 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
honor its olympic heroes in baltimore. michael phelps will be among the athletes selling arbitrated. governor martin o'malley will help lead the ceremony. the paralympic games just wrapped up yesterday in london. >>> it appears some of the nationals rookies really wanted to compete in the olympics. from the looks of things, they were not interested in playing baseball. here it is, check it out. the ball players in leotards. yes, this was part of the nats annual rookie hazing ritual. pitcher gio gonzalez tweeted these pictures of the rookies. poor guys. they dressed in the likes of the u.s. olympic gymnastics team. this is probably more embarrassing than last year's rookies went through, though, they had to dress up like smurfs is. i would agree. i would prefer to be a smurf. >> they look like they're doing it in good fun. good sports for sure. >> you take one for the team. >> time for weather and traffic on the ones. >> should have given us a spoiler alert on that. now it's stuck in my brain the rest of the day. >>> good morning. something landed in our yards overnight, autumn. it's
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Sep 15, 2012 6:00am EDT
with her. baltimore native and the most decorated olympian ever michael phelps was also on hand. >>> even a nats loss could not keep nationals park from rocking last night. that's what happens when the boss is in town. ♪ >> bruce springsteen and the e street band treated 38,000 fans to an awesome concert at the ballpark last night. they performed a mix of old and new hits as part of the wrecking ball tour including racing in the streets, which springsteen dedicated to the veterans in the crowd. >>> if you haven't already ordered the new iphone 5 you might have to wait a few weeks. it was available for preorder yesterday morning but a few hours later the apple site started telling customers phones would start shipping out in two weeks. the bigger, faster iphone is set to come out friday the 21st. technology analysts say if you missed out on the preorder you can wait in line next friday to try and get the phone. the old fashioned way, wait in line. >> i'm not due for an upgrade so i'm bummed. >> oh, well. >>> kevin bacon once said he is in so many movies any actor could be conne
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Sep 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
degrees in leesburg. 73 degrees in winchester and 77 in culpeper. it is 75 in baltimore and in annapolis right now. those dew points will continue to rise through the 60s as we head into tomorrow. but for now, it feels like summer. a cold front is on the way. that will bring an end to the summer-like feel. as the cold front clashes with the air mass, we'll see showers and storms developing during the afternoon and evening on saturday. they'll move through from west to east. so if you live along the chesapeake, you'll see them later than the folks who live in the blue ridge. cooler and breezy behind that front for all of us on sunday. and here's a look at satellite and radar. you can see that front on the way. it's going to bring us the threat for showers and storms as early as around 5:00, maybe 6:00 as we head into tomorrow. and a quick look at future cast where you are still in the clear as of saturday morning, but then those showers start to develop by dinner time and we could even have some thunderstorms, maybe some strong storms with gusty winds in that forecast on saturday evening.
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Sep 5, 2012 11:00am EDT
an antique shotgun to open fire in the cafeteria at perry hall high school in baltimore county last month. >>> new at midday, jurors in the drew peterson murder trial have begun deliberations. the former chicago police officer is charged with first-degree murder in the 2004 drowning death of his third wife, kathleen savio. he's also suspected, not charged, though, in the 2007 disappearance of his fourth wife, stacy peterson. deliberations started just about an hour ago. >>> it may take another week before firefighters in southern california can contain a wildfire at the angeles national forest, just northeast of l.a. the fire is now 24% contained, but it has already burned at least 3,600 acres in the san gabriel mountains. no communities are threatened. that fire broke out sunday near a campground, forcing thousands of people to evacuate during the busy labor day weekend. >>> i want to get another check now with veronica johnson for the latest on our forecast. she's outside now, on the storm team 4 weather deck. how's it feeling out there now, j.v.? >> it feels a little bit better.
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Sep 18, 2012 6:00pm EDT
them in the baltimore area. >>> the weather impacting all the airportings in our region. some flights here at reagan national, dulles, and bwi experiencing delays ranging from 15 minutes behind schedule to nearly three hours. you want to call first if you are flying out this evening. >> and folks living in bloomingdale in washington are keeping a close eye on the weather and the water. bruce johnson live on the scene with more. bruce, the rain stopped a while ago, what about the flooding situation? >> derek, i wish that were true. the rain started again. here to my left, the councilman trying to get to him in a minute. fed up with the city's response with the flooding. we call it ground zero. they get nervous every time they hear one of topper's weather reports. over here you have d.c. water department trucks, they are cleaning out the catch basins trying to get the debris out. it can get down to the source, which is small, not up to the job. we shot tape earlier today. they had a small army out here of trying to get the drains in the area. where it is first to rhode island av
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Sep 4, 2012 11:00am EDT
the baltimore hospital and they are all expected to be okay. >>> the potential for heavy rain this morning has residents in d.c.'s bloomingdale neighborhood bracing for more flash flooding. this was the scene sunday night. the street literally became a river and crews had to use a small boat to rescue a man from his car. flooding has become so common in the neighborhood that some homeowners are spending thousands of dollars to try to keep the water out. >> when water starts to overflow, it comes into the sump pump here and gets pumped out. >> you put a back flow preventer inside. >> d.c. water says the pipes in the area are too old and too small to handle the huge flow of water, but they are looking into short-term solutions. >>> 11:33 now. let's check in, once again, with storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson for the latest on our forecast. she's outside on our storm 4 weather deck. >> i'm sampling the air and i feel like a little stick moving through some high humidity. big difference, though, from earlier today because earlier we had very high humidity, we barely had a win
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Sep 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
isaac are off to our west. and more rain up in the baltimore area where they have seen a lot of rain during the day today. this is the rain to the south that will make its way up here throughout the rest of the night. is it not moving through the area very fast. some areas could see 1 to 2 inches of rain overnight and into tomorrow morning. you will most likely need the umbrella as you step out. it may not be raining when you step out the front door but when you come home. the temperatures between 69 and 75 degrees. once again any rain that does fall tomorrow could be on the heavy side. >> the threat of more rain has people in the bloomingdale area on edge tonight. flash flooding turned roads into rivers. and it's a familiar scene for people who live here. erika gonzalez is live where the cleanup continues again at this hour. erica? >> again. it's a never-ending story for the folks here. but look at rhode island avenue right now. it's clear. it's clean. it's quiet. and it's dry. the keyword is dry. last night there was a completely different picture. it literally looked like a r
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Sep 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
over in baltimore, maryland, not very far from us back in the late 1800s, she was a member of a monument street methodist church and the preacher was preaching and the words that he was speaking started to work in her like yeast works in bread. that is how the word is suppose today work in us. and she took a hymnal and she wrote down the words, jesus paid it all, all to him i owe. well, unknown to her, the organist of the church had composed a song, the music and when they both gave--she gave the words to the pastor, the organist gave the music to the pastor, they put it together, it matched exactly. friend, it is jesus. -did it all and paid it all. the gospel can be spelled in one word. done. done. it is done: my sins in the past forgiven, done. the hurt and the pain in my heart, forgiveness, healing. it is done. the sadness that you and i might experience from time to time, it is done. he has taken it away. the joy and peace that you and i need, it is done. jesus has done for you and me all that needs doing. let me say it again, everything that needs doing, healing, fore given
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Sep 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
help improve wireless service in metro tunnels. >>> today the baltimore area school yeardley love graduated from dedicate the $1.2 million field during the ceremony today. it will include prayers and a speech from the love family. yeardley love was found dead more than two years ago. her boyfriend was accused of killing her. >>> still ahead, the dangers of singing while you drive. a new study is out. it may have you thinking twice before you belt out that song on the road. >>> plus, tornado touchdown. we check out at least one twister heavy load in america. but mitt romney plan, a middle class to $2,000 more a year in taxes. multi-millionaires like himself hits the middle class harder... bigger break. forward for america? this message. >>> welcome back. now that the conventions have wrapped up, the presidential candidates are campaigning in key battleground states. >> joining us with his take on the presidential race is "meet the press" moderator david gregory. >> good to be home, i have to say. back in washington after a while. >> last week, mitt romney kind of laid low, let the
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Sep 6, 2012 4:30am EDT
who brought the nfl back to baltimore is fighting for his life this morning. art modell is reportedly gravely ill at johns hopkins university hospital. modell gained attention in 1996 when he decided to move the cleveland browns to baltimore and eventually sold all but 1% of the ravens. the ravens team spokesman did not know modell's condition, but a cleveland television system is reporting that the 87-year-old's vital organs are failing. >>> the georgetown man suspected of killing his wife is competent to stand trial. psychiatrists at st. elizabeth's hospital say 48-year-old albricht muth has stopped eating but is competent enough to understand the charges. he is accused of killing viola drath last year and his trial is set for october. >>> a 12-year-old boy charged with second-degree murder will have to wait until october to learn his fate. he offered a plea to involuntary manslaughter charges in court. an alfred plea does not admit guilt but does concede there is enough evidence to convict. the boy's accused of beating his 2-year-old foster sister to death in july. the court will d
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Sep 28, 2012 7:00pm EDT
businessman whose wife loaned it to the baltimore museum of art in 1931. >> we're all quite excited. it's not every day a renoir walks in the door. >> reporter: excitement turned to disappointment when just this week it was learned that renoir was stolen property, lifted from the walls of the baltimore museumin 1951. maryland resident steven virges thought he knew excitement as an actor in italy, but the frenzy over the renoir has made him take a second look at a painting he picked up in south america. >> i think it's probably edward munch and i picked it up in lima in the antique section of old town lima. >> reporter: as for the small renoir with a big price tag, it's not clear who stole it and where it's been until it surfaced this summer. the fbi is investigating. the baltimore museum of art wants the renoir back and no word yet on whether the woman who paid $7 for it will get anything in the end. in alexandria, andrea mccarren, 9 news now. >>> on the campaign trail president obama was hanging around the nation's capital. he's got to host some fundraisers. meantime gop opponent mitt ro
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Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
morgan state university in baltimore. one man has been shot on campus. again, morgan state university in baltimore, reports of a shooting. details coming in. we'll give it to you as we get more of it. >>> some businesses in prince george's county say they were ransacked in the aftermath of those storms last weekend. thieves moved in while the power was out last saturday. storm owners tell us they targeted copper piper. darcy spencer has more on these crimes of opportunity. darcy? >> reporter: tim, apparently when the power goes out, so do surveillance cameras at many businesses. business owners tell us they were targeted as a result of that. this is what they were after, copper pipes and wiring. >> they broke the gate and got in. >> reporter: he said thieves went behind his shell gas station on old branch avenue in clinton saturday and stole the copper piping off his air conditioning unit. >> we paid about $2,400. it's up and running now. less than $10 for that. >> reporter: it happened after severe storms left thousands of petco customers in the dark. some businesses say they felt thiev
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Sep 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
you. things still look pretty good. traveling bw parkway between the baltimore beltway and the capitol beltway, travel lanes are open, even considering on 225 as you make your commute through southeast. no issues to report. travel lanes are open. traveling on 50 in maryland, past east-west highway, no major issues here as you make your way traveling westbound in the city as well as towards eastbound towards the bay bridge, your travel lanes are open. aaron and eun, back over to you. >> thank you, danella. >>> breaking news in northeast washington. right now police are investigating a stabbing there. let's check in with melissa mollet with more on what we know. melissa, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to both of you. right now investigators are still on the scene. they've been out here since 3:30 this morning. at this point, they don't have much to go on because the victim in this case is not talking. here's what we know. we know that around 3:30 this morning, someone placed a call to 911 for an aggravated assault that happened right here. we understand this adult male was found
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Sep 20, 2012 4:00am EDT
affair between seattle and baltimore. game tied at 11-in the 11th. adam jones gets a two-run homer. seattle trying to get something going in the bottom of the inning. saunders, thrown out trying to steal second base that end the game orioles win it 3-1. with that win the a's lost, baltimore moves ahead of oakland in the american league wild card. angels 3.5 games out. detroit five back. the rays even closer, st. louis hanging on to that last spot. houston, they get homered. on the way to a 5-0 win over the last place astros. the brewers and pirates both trying to make a run. first inning, leads off the game with a home run but brewers pitcher who had the big night. fifth inning, hits an rbi double down the right-field line to make it 2-2-0. brewers win that one 3-1. milwaukee stays 2.5 games behind. pittsburgh is fading fast. when we come back on this thursday, crime fighting baby. we'll see how these cute images of these kids here may be key in keeping violence down in one london neighborhood. you won't run into kenmore appliances just anywhere. only sears is celebrating the 100th
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